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  • Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee to hold fall plenary session in Omaha, Nebraska

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold a plenary session November 16-18 in Omaha, Nebraska. The meeting will be at the Embassy Suites Hotel beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, November 16, and concluding at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, November 18. The draft MRRIC meeting agenda can be found online at https://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/mrrp/mrric/. MRRIC has not met since November 2019 due to the COVID pandemic.
  • Chittenden Locks officials announce lift to some COVID-19 restrictions

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials will begin its next phases of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks reopening plan which include setting dates for the first floor of the visitors center to open on April 23 and access to the pedestrian bridges beginning April 28. The public restrooms will remain closed until May 3.
  • Army Corps of Engineers requires face masks at all recreation projects

     As we work to slow the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reminds all visitors,
  • Physical permits not required for hunting equipment at Kanopolis Lake this hunting season

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Kanopolis Lake will not be issuing Hunting Equipment Permits this hunting season due to COVID-19 concerns. The Hunting Equipment Permit Program hunting policies and regulations still apply with the only change of not requiring the physical permit tag.
  • 20-034 Lower Granite Dam closes public crossing due to public health concerns

    Clarkston, Wash. – Officials at Lower Granite Lock and Dam are closing dam crossings to the public for two weeks, starting today, due to COVID-19 health concerns. Dam officials will provide an update status on crossings in about 14 days.
  • Corps eases restrictions at additional recreation sites ahead of Memorial Day weekend

    To keep in line with state and federal guidelines, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District is opening several recreation sites at Lost Creek Lake ahead of Memorial Day weekend. Additional recreation sites at The Dalles Lock and Dam will open Wednesday, May 27.
  • 20-26 Corps re-openings recreational site in Idaho and Washington

    Walla Walla, WA. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District is in the process of reopening its recreational facilities in Washington and Idaho.
  • New Lock at the Soo construction set to begin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Detroit District, announces that the New Lock at the Soo project is on schedule as construction for phase one of the project began this week. Trade West Construction, Inc., began to move equipment to the site on May 4 and will begin deepening the upstream approach to the locks in the north canal within the next month. Phase one of the project, upstream channel deepening, will facilitate the construction of a new Poe-sized lock in the place of the existing Davis and Sabin Locks. This work is expected to be complete in November 2021. “It's incredible that we're starting this construction a year earlier than even the most optimistic projections when the project was reauthorized in 2018,” said Lt. Col. Gregory Turner, commander, USACE, Detroit District. “Getting the first phase started sets the conditions for the project’s ultimate completion.”
  • Otter Brook white water events on May 2-3 in Keene cancelled by paddling clubs due to COVID-19 concerns

    All Otter Brook paddling events that were scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 2020 in Keene, New Hampshire, have been cancelled by the paddling club requestors due to concerns with the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Corps’ Kansas City District campsite and shelter reservation closures extended through 1 June

    Due to the ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District has extended its recreation area closures through June 1, 2020.

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